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Method of Lavery et al for Using Venous Lactate Concentrations in the Triage of a Trauma Patient

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Lavery et al used venous lactate concentrations to triage trauma patients. This can help reduce the tendency to over-triage patients to tertiary trauma centers. The authors are from UMDNJ Medical School and the New Jersey Trauma Center.

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